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76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz

76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz While Fultz and Simmons are point guards, the Sixers believe they can co-exist - specifically playing Fultz off the ball at shooting guard, allowing Simmons to take advantage of court vision and passing skills and allowing Fultz to showcase his scoring while not running the offense. [Full Article...]

Ward, Kovalev do it again in light heavyweight title bout

That gave Ward his second victory over Kovalev in seven months and allowed him to retain his World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Orgnization light heavyweight titles. Ward then connected with a sweet right in the chops, and Kovalev's legs were shaking. "When I saw him react to shots that were borderline, I knew what I had". [Full Article...]

NBA Mock Draft: How the Celtics-76ers trade alters the first round

Colangelo said he had discussed the Lakers' 2018 pick, which former GM Sam Hinkie secured for Michael Carter-Williams, with Celtics assistant GM Mike Zarren for "a year and a half, it seems". 1 pick since the draft lottery. The 19-year-old Fultz will join a line-up of young talent including 20-year-old Simmons, centres Joel Embiid and Jahlil Okafor , the No.3 picks in 2014 and 2015 respective... [Full Article...]

Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers

Fultz is a talented two-way player that gives the 76ers the ballhandler they sorely lacked. "We feel like we have a core of young players in place, that will be significantly stronger once a decision is made on Thursday night and the draft selection is made One thing we're going to continue to address and we did last season, was bring in some veteran presence". [Full Article...]

Here's how armed homeowners helped capture two unsafe escaped convicts

Here's how armed homeowners helped capture two unsafe escaped convicts The two men are wanted for reportedly killing two Georgia state prison guards on a bus before fleeing in a stolen auto earlier this week. Each had served the department for several years. At one point, the escapees told the couple to make up a false story about what had happened "and threatened that they would be back if they didn't", he added. [Full Article...]

Rafinha keen on Arsenal move as Barcelona go for Bellerin

Rafinha keen on Arsenal move as Barcelona go for Bellerin Bellerin, 22, is now being widely linked with a return to Barcelona . The Catalan giants have always been linked with a move to take their former youth player back to Spain but they could now face competition from Italian champions Juventus . [Full Article...]

AB de Villiers to lead South Africa in T20I series against England

AB de Villiers to lead South Africa in T20I series against England He will be replacing regular captain Faf du Plessis, who will be returning home to be with his wife, who is expecting their first child. A lot of criticism came in way of ODI skipper de Villiers, after he failed to lead the side to the semi-finals of the ongoing Champions Trophy . [Full Article...]

Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home

Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home Another former Alabama great, Robby Shelton, led wire-to-wire as he captured the title at the GolfBC Championship - his first career professional win - on the Mackenzie Tour (Canadian PGA). Harman and Koepka spent much of the round locked at the top of the leaderboard. Only McIlroy and Tiger Woods had previously finished double digits under par in the game's toughest test , while no runner-... [Full Article...]

Potential Linfield Vs Celtic Fixture Will NOT Be Played On July 12th

Potential Linfield Vs Celtic Fixture Will NOT Be Played On July 12th Linfield , whose support is historically drawn from the Unionist community, will be expected to overcome La
Fiorita in the first qualifying round. From a football point of view it is fantastic. Scheduling: Game would not take place on July 12. However, he says that Celtic must aim to make it to the knock-out stages, and for that to happen Rodgers needs to sign quality players. [Full Article...]

Hamlin edges Byron in thrilling Xfinity finish at MI

Hamlin edges Byron in thrilling Xfinity finish at MI Byron used the draft to close back up, but couldn't get back by before the line. "I lifted the best I could - I guess I just didn't do a good enough job lifting", Keselowski said. Kyle Busch qualified on the pole, but didn't hold the lead long. As expected, he's working his way back up through the field-quickly. But Busch still managed to finish fifth. [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli shows his class despite defeat against Pakistan

Bidyut, 25, son of Anisur Rahman of Shang Gate area and a food vendor killed himself by jumping in front of a moving train, the Dhaka Tribune reported. "So we just had to keep believing and keep them trusting the techniques and keep them trusting their game plan and keep them trusting their roles, and that's why I'm incredibly proud of that dressing room because they did that". [Full Article...]

Pakistan's success proves why Champions Trophy is no more about the rankings

Sarfraz Ahmed says a confident Pakistan will play more positive cricket against "world class" England in the Champions Trophy semi-finals. "Every partnership we had struggled to take initiative to the Pakistan bowlers", Morgan said. [Full Article...]

Could Team NZ still be savaged by Oracle TeamUSA?

They won by 30 seconds, still showing their dominance in light wind. Well-funded Oracle Team USA has five days to try to come with some answers to counter the spot-on design innovations by the scrappy Kiwis, who are getting by with much less funding. [Full Article...]

Week Lions team in for Chiefs clash

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen speculated this week that Gatland would call up additional players to make it possible to break his squad into test and midweek combinations through the remainder of the tour. I've no doubt that he will be 100% fit for the first Test. "If we try and play like them, we'll come unstuck". Gatland says there are final decisions "still to be made at lock, back-row, the b... [Full Article...]

Hafeez hails Pakistan spirit for India stunner

Hafeez hails Pakistan spirit for India stunner The Times of India , for instance, chose to highlight India's 7-1 victory over Pakistan in a Hockey Word League game that was also being played in London on Sunday. "Amir bowled brilliantly but all my bowlers bowled really well". Earlier, Fakhar rode his luck after Kohli sent Pakistan into bat at a sun-drenched Oval. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid boss Perez tackles Ronaldo problem

He also said the player had not tried to hide anything. "I have not talked with Cristiano . but they tell me has been treated badly in this country". Real insisted they were "absolutely convinced" Ronaldo would prove his innocence and pledged him the club's "full confidence". Ronaldo's unease has been apparent for some time, with the Portuguese repeatedly airing his grievances at being whistl... [Full Article...]

Kane Williamson named 12th man as Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team

With very little exposure to playing in lucrative Twenty20 league across the world and lack of global cricket at home, the Champions Trophy win on Sunday was a remarkable feat for the young Pakistan side. "And then we just showed great, great character and I am really happy because it's all for the nation of Pakistan because they've been waiting for such a long time". [Full Article...]

LeBron James Did Something Drastic To His Appearance After Losing The Finals

LeBron James Did Something Drastic To His Appearance After Losing The Finals But James opted to address the subjects separately, first talking about his future. Throw in the fact that LeBron still lives and breathes, San Antonio never die, Boston's ceiling, injuries, plus everything else that makes sports so unpredictable, and nothing is guaranteed. [Full Article...]

Penguins share Stanley Cup victory with their families

Penguins share Stanley Cup victory with their families On Sunday night, not only did his Pittsburgh Penguins win back-to-back Stanley Cup titles, Crosby was also named Conn Smythe victor as playoff MVP for the second consecutive year as voted on by a panel of the Professional Hockey Writers Association. [Full Article...]

Cavs, GM Griffin part after title, 3 straight NBA Finals

Team executives will need to work hard as the NBA Draft is Thursday and a week from Saturday marks the start of free agency for next season. Griffin was the fourth GM to work for Gilbert, who bought the franchise in 2005 and has remained deeply engaged in all aspects of his team. [Full Article...]


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